Practice Resources

The American Group Psychotherapy Association has a wide variety of resources that will assist you in your development and practice as a group psychotherapist.  Whether you are a seasoned clinician in private practice, a student in the mental health field, a new professional just starting out or a professor about to teach a course– we have the tools and information you need, in a variety of formats, to help you succeed.  If you can’t find what you need, please contact us at info@agpa.org or by calling 1-877-668-AGPA (2472).

  • Evidence on the effectiveness of group treatments organized by problem or disorder-specific groups is now available on our website for clinicians and the public (including press and legislators).  Evidence-Based Practice in Group Psychotherapy
We encourage citation of this page. 

Full authorship reference is as follows:  Barlow, S., Burlingame, G.M., Greene, L.R., Joyce, A., Kaklauskas, F., Kinley, J., Klein, R.H., Kobos, J.C., Leszcz, M., MacNair-Semands, R., Paquin, J.D., Tasca, G.A., Whittingham, M., & Feirman, D. (2015). Evidence-based practice in group psychotherapy  [American Group Psychotherapy Association Science to Service Task Force web document]. Retrieved from http://www.agpa.org/home/practice-resources/evidence-based-practice-in-group-psychotherapy

Shortened version for citation is as follows:  Barlow, S., Burlingame, G.M., Greene, LR,., Joyce, A., Kaklauskas, F., Kinley, J., ... & Feirman, D. (2015). Evidence-based practice in group psychotherapy  [American Group Psychotherapy Association Science to Service Task Force web document]. Retrieved from http://www.agpa.org/home/practice-resources/evidence-based-practice-in-group-psychotherapy.

  • Everything you ever wanted to know (and more!) about evidence-based practice in group psychotherapy is now available in the form of the authoritative chapter on the subject - Gary M. Burlingame, Bernhard Strauss and Anthony S. Joyce’s "Change Mechanisms and Effectiveness of Small Group Treatments" which appears in the Bergin and Garfield Handbook of Psychotherapy and Behavior Change edited by Michael J. Lambert, © 2013 and is reproduced here with permission of John Wiley & Sons, Inc.  This is a "must read" for all teachers, supervisors, practitioners and researchers in the field!

Change Mechanisms and Effectiveness of Small Group Treatments

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